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News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT

LASALLE, Mich. (AP) - Monroe County authorities have charged a mother for allegedly binding her 11-year-old son's wrists, locking him inside the car and setting it on fire in a cemetery. Officials say she later freed the boy, who was taken to a local hospital for precautionary measures and released. The 48-year-old mother faces attempted murder and arson charges. She was evaluated at a hospital and then taken into custody at Monroe County Jail.

CONVIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Cleanup crews are likely to be working this week and next week at an oil leak in Calhoun County. The Department of Environmental Quality says approximately 4,000 gallons of oil and 20,000 gallons of brine water leaked from a steel line at an oil well. The well belongs to Omimex Energy in Convis Township, northeast of Battle Creek. State geologist Kristy Shimko says there's no threat to public health or safety.

(AP) - A former federal prosecutor says USA Gymnastics needs a "complete cultural change" to better protect athletes from sexual abuse. Deborah Daniels has released a 144-page report that tasks the embattled organization with overhauling the way it investigates abuse claims. The report recommends that all USA Gymnastics members be required to immediately report suspected sexual misconduct to legal authorities and the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

DETROIT (AP) - The new head of Detroit's public schools wants to put more teachers in front of students as part of a district reorganization that is expected to generate more than $5 million in revenue. More than 60 instructional specialists' jobs in the district's central office will be eliminated with certified teachers currently filling those positions on special assignment moving back to classrooms. Dozens of administrative positions also will be cut.

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